By: Diane Benjamin Do not attend upcoming state capitol protests. This article at the Gateway Pundit explains there is a national alert put out and it smells to me like a false flag or the next step of a playbook to make conservatives look violent and to take away firearms. It only takes a handful […]

Jenn can’t handle the truth

By:  Diane Benjamin It appears Jenn Carrillo has blocked me on Twitter. This morning I retweeted one of Dickie Durbin’s stupid comments about needing more money for Chicago to end poverty and violence.  Of course I added a comment: Jenn responded to me with this, when I tried to reply it appears I’m blocked. Keep […]

Rodney Davis – WJBC

I know most of you aren’t listening!  Just an FYI By:  Diane Benjamin I have never been a big Rodney Davis fan.  At times he does the right thing and at times he’s part of the swamp.  He does know a few things about mass shootings though since he was in one on a Virginia […]

Renner and Gun Violence

By:  Diane Benjamin This is one of those stories I meant to write days ago but didn’t get to it.  Since yesterday was Illinois Gun Lobby Day in Springfield, today I got to it.    Thousands of people were in Springfield:   https://www.ilnews.org/news/state_politics/thousands-of-gun-owners-turn-out-for-lobbying-day-in/article_ed1c396a-50d5-11e9-b951-dfdb2efccee9.html?fbclid=IwAR3AfotxEgqUQ8WjZ30146IZdbBimEozGIk5d77gUK16Lbzq3CpfwvUJZOs There is one thing Democrats don’t get: Criminals don’t care about laws Last […]

LWV aren’t non-partisan!

By:  Diane Benjamin The local League of Women Voters in all for the “welcoming ordinance”.  Evidently they think local government can make immigration law. Does the Constitution matter to the LWV? You might not think so when you see the State League of Women Voters Website:    http://www.lwvil.org/gun-violence-prevention.html Automatic guns have been banned since 1934 unless […]

BHS found the document!

By:  Diane Benjamin BHS managed to find the document, yes it’s the same one I posted previously:    Take Action 4 Sensible Gun Reform Keep in mind – the story used to be:   Will there be consequences for lying, or do laws not matter if you are government with an agenda? This looks like a […]

District 87: Hiding!

By:  Diane Benjamin On March 22nd I wrote about a document handed out to kids at BHS during their student walkout concerning gun violence:   https://blnnews.com/2018/03/22/remember-the-student-walk-out-bhs/ This is the email that made me want to know what the document says: The email says WE will provide copies. Note also the email says the copies were given […]

Courtesy of the Progressives:

By:  Diane Benjamin Yesterday a lot people rallied in downtown Bloomington to force government to limit 2nd Amendment rights. Tonight the radicals are rallying to force a vote on protecting people living in Bloomington illegally.  They will show up at Council tomorrow night. One of these radicals is raising money to move to a new […]

2A ALERT – March 24th Bloomington

Bloomington: 11:00 AM, History Museum, 200 Main http://www.gunssavelife.com/call-action-gun-owners-needed-counter-demonstrations-saturday/ CALL TO ACTION! Gun Owners Needed for Counter-demonstrations THIS SATURDAY! Illinois gun owners live their lives without thinking much about gun control – most of the time.  Right now though, Illinois gun owners see red with the passage of bills to ban common guns and standard-capacity magazines.  To […]

Skip doing business with Mark Bowers?

By:  Diane Benjamin This pic was not taken at yesterday’s 2nd Amendment Rally, but the rant made by Mark Bowers does refer to Regina Noland’s comments about gun rights in the media.  (Was Mark a troll?) According to his Facebook page, he is an agent with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Snyder Real Estate. Mark is the guy […]

Most media can’t count

By:  Diane Benjamin WAND TV reported around 90 people attended yesterday’s 2nd Amendment Rights rally. WJBC reported “over 100”. Pantagraph reported close to 200 – usually  they can’t count! The actual count (of those who signed) was 159. Most of the people were from Bloomington-Normal and surrounding small towns.  A few came from Peoria, Canton, […]

Now that the Internet is back . . . .

By:  Diane Benjamin All day with no Internet!   It’s finally back. 1) The link below is a Letter to the Editor written by Jim Simeone: http://www.pantagraph.com/opinion/letters/we-must-vote-and-then-move-on/article_ce3cb8dc-b6e8-5a4d-b335-da1b262df3e6.html The letter attempts to counter the letter written by Guy Fraker titled Renner’s Actions are Disgraceful:   https://blnnews.com/2018/02/17/if-you-dont-get-the-paper/ The letter fails miserably at defending Renner, it mostly claims his antics […]

Stand for your Right SUNDAY

Update:  Guns Save Lives will be participating:    http://www.gunssavelife.com/join-us-guns-rights-rally-sunday-bloomington-il/ By:  Diane Benjamin We have a GOD-given RIGHT to protect ourselves.  That RIGHT is enshrined in the Constitution. Sunday 1:30 in front of the BCPA in Bloomington: Stand up for your 2nd Amendment RIGHT. Bring signs and flags.  The rally should last until 3:00 I will be […]

Get Scott Laughlin some gun facts!

The 2nd amendment wasn’t written when the only guns were muskets! Scott Laughlin thinks today’s guns don’t qualify as a right.  He needs to know HISTORY. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2017/04/03/firearms-technology-and-the-original-meaning-of-the-second-amendment/?utm_term=.78e56d448119 Excepts: Gun-control advocates often argue that gun-control laws must be more restrictive than the original meaning of the Second Amendment would allow, because modern firearms are so different […]

Pantagraph: Clueless again

By:  Diane Benjamin To the Pantagraph Editorial staff: You really need to put your name on Editorials.  Citizens have a right to know the name of the person who doesn’t believe in the Constitution.  Media was given unfettered rights in the 1st Amendment so liberty and freedom could be debated and defended.  You make yourself […]

Sheriff Emery stands by 2nd Amendment

by:  Diane Benjamin McLean County Sheriff Mike Emery is once again on the CSPOA (Constitutional Sheriff and Peace Officers Assoc) list supporting the 2nd Amendment.  http://cspoa.org/sheriffs-gun-rights/ These are the only Sheriffs in Illinois who pledged to protect your rights: Champaign Dan Walsh Clark Jerry Parsley Link Clinton Mike Kreke Link Crawford Todd W. Liston Signed […]

Sheriff: Why I’m voting for Jeff Elston

by: Diane Benjamin Several years ago I received a frantic call from a sister-in-law who lives about 2 miles away from me in the country.  She was home alone.  She heard what she thought was a motorcycle very close to her house.  She really believed someone was going to break her door down and attack […]

Is Chicago’s Gun Confiscation Underway?

By Editor-in-Chief on August 7, 2013 Illinois Conservative Examiner Gun control advocates think only a conspiracy theorist would believe that confiscation of firearms follows gun registration. “No one’s coming for your guns,” they say with a wry smile. As we know, registration is simply a way for the authorities to keep track of all “law-abiding” […]

Armed citizens force officials to back down

BY: ANTHONY MARTIN A group of 160 citizens, many if not most of whom were armed, confronted government officials Tuesday who had attempted to have a wounded Army veteran kicked out of a meeting due to the fact that he carried a gun. The veteran has a state license for concealed carry, which means that he […]

It’s About Time! Schools that Punish Kids for Playing with Toy Guns Could Lose Federal Funding

Saying ”zero tolerance” school policies that punish young children for innocent play “create irrational fear of imaginary objects,” U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas, on July 9 introduced a bill that would block federal funding for schools with policies he says constitute abuse. Academics have been operating a vicious campaign against our children in this nation’s […]

Pantagraph assault on the NRA

The Pantagraph is well known as a left wing paper, maybe that’s why subscribers have left in droves and anything they report is questionable. Lately the editorial page is on a campaign against the NRA, guns, and the 2nd amendment.  Dick Durbin would be proud. The NRA was founded in 1871.  From the NRA website: Dismayed by […]

Van Jones wants YOUR guns

The communist radical Van Jones isn’t giving up on taking all your guns away.  His dream is government control of everything and you being armed makes that difficult.  The 2nd Amendment is a big obstacle to the agenda.  He speaks about magazine bans and background checks, but look closer.  The posters shown on the links below show the real agenda. He […]

More proof Koos against 2nd Amendment

Chris Koos was one of the first mayors to sign up for “Mayors Against Illegal Guns”.  The site has statements like this: Update: Comprehensive Study of Mass Shootings by Mayors Against Illegal Guns Feb 22, 2013  Using new data from the FBI, Mayors Against Illegal Guns updated its comprehensive study of mass shootings. The 25 percent increase in incidents — to […]

Attn: Chris Koos and Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg thinks he knows what’s best for us.  Last Sunday he said this:  Sometimes government does know best. And in those cases, Americans should just cede their rights. Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/mar/25/nyc-mayor-bloomberg-government-has-right-infringe-/#ixzz2Ofe004LX Bloomberg has billions of dollars and thinks it is his job to save the world with it, so he started “Mayors Against Illegal Guns”.  If that […]

Guns Illegal in One Generation

This site will end without your support.  Click here to contribute:   http://blnnews.blogspot.com/ by Diane Benjamin Public schools are busy punishing small children as terrorists.  Boys can’t play cops and robbers at recess because it might involve pointing a finger gun at another student.  Children have been made into villains, in front of the classmates, for […]

2nd Amendment in Illinois

This site will end without your support.  Click here to contribute:   http://blnnews.blogspot.com/ Below is a recap of votes taken in the HOUSE yesterday.  Note how many times Dan Brady voted Present!  Keith Sommer even had a few. See the entire report:  http://tinyurl.com/a7njqw6 Legislation remains on second reading – will need another vote in House before […]

Firearms Refresher Course

1. “Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not.” ~Thomas Jefferson 2. “Those who trade liberty for security have neither.” ~ John Adams 3. Free men do not ask permission to bear arms. 4. An armed man is a citizen. An unarmed man is a subject. 5. Only a […]

2nd Amendment Rights!

Boy Uses Dad’s AR-15 to Shoot Invader Off-Duty Female Sgt. Lisa Castellano De-arms Gunman At Movie Theater After He Shot A Man In The Chest http://americanlivewire.com/off-duty-female-officer-de-arms-gunman-at-movie-theatre-after-shooting-man/#Gr7tsL2Cpz3ypzbV.99 ‘Polite’ burglar offers to trade items with people he robbed http://tinyurl.com/cwr6g42 Carjacker Killed By Gun Permit Holder Would-be home invader killed Gun Owner Kills Burglar If you need more […]

Email Received from Chicago?

On Sat, Aug 18, 2012 at 3:51 PM, Mr. Olympics <olympicswatch@hotmail.com> wrote: The Chicago Blood Bath Continues Somebody Please Help Us!! 3 dead, 18 wounded in shootings since Friday evening http://www.myfoxchicago.com/story/19310189/2-dead-17-wounded-in-shootings-since-friday-evening Respond to this email: Quit voting for socialists who don’t believe you have 2nd amendment rights to defend yourselves!  Election in November!